Transformers for Power Systems
This two-day course is designed to give you a comprehensive overview of the role of transformers in power systems, including a review of basic transformer theory, how to specify transformers, transformer asset management and failure risk reduction. It will also give you a comprehensive update on the latest in transformer design and developments.
The course gives you excellent access to industry leaders in transformer design and management who will provide expert insight into oil and alternative mediums in transformers, protection, tapchangers, failures and condition monitoring.
This course can be supplemented with an optional one-day follow on Oil Diagnostics and Analysis course.
Basic Transformer Theory: Part 1
- Principles of design
- Main classes of equipment
- Rating principles
Protection for Power Transformers
- Abnormal conditions
- Main and back-up protection
- Protection applications
- Commercial terms
- Principle of operation
- Development of designs
- Maintenance and service experience
Transformer Moisture Management
- Insulation deterioration
- Vapour phase dry-out
- On-line dry-out
Basic Transformer Theory: Part 2
- Test methods
- Commissioning, operation, maintenance and repair
Failures and Condition Monitoring of Power Transformers
- Failure modes
Failures and Condition Monitoring of Power Transformers: Case Study
Transformer Oil and Tour of Laboratory
Condition Based Management of Transformers
- The application of diagnostic test regimes
- Practical asset management strategies
- Opportunities for life extension
Programme may be subject to amendment
Course duration 2 Days
Course Location Capenhurst, Chester
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